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Deb

Eastern, Canada
My blog was created as a way of connecting with other cancer patients, caregivers and their families as I have learned the importance of communicating with others to find support and encouragement. It is only those of us who walk similiar paths along this cancer journey, truly understand our... Full Bio
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Beginning 2011 by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Here I am again.  It's been many weeks since I've posted but as a New Year begins, I realize that I should get back to the writing of this blog.  Thanks to my loyal viewers ... Read on »
Barb and James Vacation: Getting Ready to Go by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Barb and James Vacation: Getting Ready to Go : "Hi, we are getting ready to go. We will chat more when things get going." What a fantastic idea to begin your own blog ... Read on »
Mark Your Calendar - October 25, 2010 by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer The Miracle of Fall Colors I am sure that most of my viewers are quite aware of the Canadian organization for kidney cancer which can be foun ... Read on »
Give Thanks and Remember......... Miracles CAN Happen! by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today's song "Give Thanks" is one of my favorites and I always enjoy playing it on my blog at this time of year. I'm going to post the lyrics here in case you would lik ... Read on »
Storms Give Us Strength by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Today was the calm after the storm.  We were in the path of a hurricane yesterday which brought alot of destruction to our island.  Electrical power is still out in m ... Read on »
More Info on Cancer Stats by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I have been researching a bit more info with regards to cancer stats and I will provide a few links for you to obtain additional information that might help to clarify my p ... Read on »
Cancer Survival Rates Are Going Up !!! by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Great news today from Stats Canada in an article entitled "An Update on Cancer Survival" seems that for many types of cancer, survival rates have increase ... Read on »
Take a Second Look by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer  We all complain... sometimes it's about the weather, about the news, or maybe about all of the things that have to get done today that should have been done yesterday....a ... Read on »
Live Chat Tonight by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Another reminded about our first Live Chat tonight at 7:00pm ET. Just click the Cancer Chat Forum Tag at the top of this page, scroll down to view the chat.  I'll look forw ... Read on »
A Bit of This and That by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer As you may have noticed, I'll be changing the backgrounds to my blog quite frequently.  Change is good! I have also added a CROSSWORD PUZZLE at the right for th ... Read on »
Through the Years by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer My husband and I are celebrating our Wedding Anniversary today.  It's a day in which we both count our blessings for all the goodness that we have been given, n ... Read on »
Blueberries Anyone? by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer If you Google blueberries and their benefits in fighting cancer, you will be surprised to find that these berries have the highest antioxidants compared to twenty oth ... Read on »
How Does Your Country Rank Against Canada? by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Most of you by now may have possibly read the latest edition of the Reader's Digest and one article in particular entitled "Map of Shame".  It describes Canada's provincial ... Read on »
Are You Part of a Team? by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer Strange title isn't it?  Let me explain.... Last week while we were at the cancer clinic, my husband was first screened by a new doctor before he saw his regu ... Read on »
Appreciate Your Life by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I have added a new page entitled "Cancer Chat Cafe".....just click the tab at the top to enter.  You can register and then post a question or comment to other patients/care ... Read on »
A Work in Progress by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer There has been lots of new features developed that can be added to blogs over the past few weeks, so my blog has become a work in progress.  I hope to add a few of these ov ... Read on »
Welcome Back by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer It's been quite awhile since I have posted anything here and to be quite honest, I really thought I would never continue to keep posting, as I needed a much deserved break ... Read on »
Yes YOU Can ! by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I've included the words to the song YES YOU CAN so you can follow along.  It is a very inspirational creation for sure. Just when you think you can't do what seems the ... Read on »
The Loss of Jane by Deb Posted in: Blog Posts in Cancer I sadly read today about the passing of my friend Jane who has been so courageously fighting kidney cancer now for the past several months.  Her blog has provided cancer ... Read on »